Employment remains the best route out of poverty. However, most people in poverty live in households where someone is in paid employment.
Working poverty analysis
Here, we have collected evidence on those households that are in poverty even though someone is working.
- Mothers returning to work (2019)
- What do we know about in-work poverty in Scotland? (2019)
- What do we know about In-Work Poverty? A summary of the evidence (2015)
- Wider payment of the living wage in Scotland (2015)
Poverty by employment status
Poverty rates by employment status are available in the tables associated with the main poverty publication: